Form Your Own Club

If you are part of a group of golfers who enjoy playing together, you can start your own club and take advantage of valuable GSGA benefits.

STEP 1 - Fill Out the Form Below

Get this quick process started by providing us with your club information - to begin please click on the link and fill out the GSGA Associate Club Application.

Application Form

STEP 2 - Get Handicap Certified

A representative of your club must complete the handicap certification process as established by the USGA. Individuals are also permitted to take the online handicap seminar just for their own knowledge. There is no fee.

Authorized Golf Association = Georgia | Club Status = Member Club of Golf Association

Handicap Certification

STEP 3 - Complete Compliance Checklist

To be an official GSGA club, you must comply with the checklist below which includes having at least 10 golfers. Please read and sign confirming your club is in compliance.

Club Compliance Checklist

STEP 4 - Bylaws

You may choose to accept the sample GSGA set of bylaws or you can create your own. See sample set of GSGA bylaws below. A newly forming golf club can modify and adapt the following Articles to fit its particular circumstances and should review the document with its own counsel.

Sample Bylaws

Responsibilities of a GSGA Member Club

A GSGA golf club must agree to abide by all policies and procedures of the USGA Handicap System, including the club compliance checklist.

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The Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) is the governing body of golf in Georgia and serves as an Allied Golf Association to the United States Golf Association (USGA). Membership in the GSGA is open to all golfers, facilities and golf clubs throughout the state. Golfers that join the GSGA have access to invaluable resources that allow them to advance their knowledge of the game and numerous opportunities to play in both competitive and fun, casual events. By becoming a member of the GSGA, you will be joining a community that includes more than 350 clubs and 80,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.